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Maple Sweet Potato Cups

Maple Sweet Potato Cups
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
Maple syrup provides a delicious addition to these sweet potato cups that are topped with meringue. An easy side dish ready in 25 minutes.
Updated March 9, 2012

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (24 oz each) refrigerated mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup real maple syrup
  • 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Microwave sweet potatoes as directed on package. In large bowl, stir sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar, syrup, orange peel and salt.
  • 2
    Spoon mixture into 8 (6-oz) custard cups or individual baking dishes (ramekins). Place on 15x10x1-inch pan. In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until foamy. Add granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar is dissolved. Spread meringue over sweet potato mixture.
  • 3
    Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Instead of making meringue, you can top the sweet potatoes with mini marshmallows and broil until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
436mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
59g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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